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Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

They belong here, as do the South Carolina Gamecocks, even though most basketball experts had predicted both teams would be ousted in the earlier rounds. The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. "Our defense tired them", Gravett said . This is nothing new for the Tar Heels and Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams, who is in his fifth Final Four with UNC and ninth overall dating to his time with Kansas. Read More

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Trump approves northern leg of Keystone pipeline

Canada can and should be a reliable partner for the USA as it seeks "reliable sources" of energy, Trudeau said . Protesters also promise they will try to stop the project, which would help carry Alberta crude to US refineries. Portions of Keystone have already been built. Completing it required a permit to cross from Canada into the U.S. He was flanked by a number of the pipeline's supporters, including Russ Girling, the chief executive of Calgary-based TransCanada which wants to build ... Read More

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High Cushing Crude Oil Inventories: Oil Prices Might Fall

S&P Global Platts said in a daily newsletter emailed to UPI that analysts it surveyed expected to see a build in USA crude oil inventories of 2 million barrels per day for the week ending March 17. Sources have said OPEC is inclined to extend but wants backing from non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation, even though such countries have yet to deliver fully on existing cuts. Read More

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Golovkin decisions Jacobs as knockout streak ends

Golovkin will now look to put the Jacobs fight behind him by attempting to completely unify the middleweight division by taking Saunders' WBO belt. "I knew he was going to come forward but he showed respect", Jacobs said . Now the path is clear for a Canelo/GGG fight that Gennady (and the world) wants badly: " I'm like an animal for this fight ". As the dust settles, the stock of fighters such as Vasyl Lomachenko, Andre Ward and Gonzalez's divisional rival Naoya Inoue may have risen ... Read More

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Kremlin, on US Yahoo hack charges, says its spies not involved

Kremlin, on US Yahoo hack charges, says its spies not involved

President Donald Trump. Dokuchaev has been in custody in Russian Federation since his arrest on treason charges in December, along with his superior and several others. e-commerce companies, had been arrested in Europe. "The defendants targeted Yahoo accounts of Russian and USA government officials, including cyber-security, diplomatic and military personnel", McCord said. Read More

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Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck

Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck

For instance, reform may make the code better at spurring desirable economic activities and discouraging undesirable ones, and it would modernize the code to more accurately reflect how business is done and how Americans live today. Brady, for example, has included something called a border adjustment tax in his plan, which raises $1 trillion over 10 years by effectively imposing new taxes on goods imported into the United States. Read More

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South Africa Suspends Import of Brazilian Meat

South Africa Suspends Import of Brazilian Meat

JBS is the world's largest meat producer and BRF the biggest poultry exporter. Some of China's largest food suppliers have pulled Brazilian beef and poultry from their shelves, while countries including Japan and Canada have also banned imports from Brazil after inspectors there were accused of taking bribes to allow sales of tainted food. Read More

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Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Kurt Cochran from Utah was killed after 52-year-old British man named Khalid Masood used his vehicle to mow down pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge. Clint declared that the father of two has left a legacy of "generosity" and "service". The couple, from Utah, were enjoying the final day of a trip of a lifetime to celebrate their 25th anniversary when they were caught up in the attack. Read More

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Uber withdraws its self-driving cars after crash

An Uber spokesperson said at the time the incident was due to human error, but internal sources told the New York Times the Uber was driving itself when the incident occurred. "There was a person behind the wheel", said Josie Montenegro, a police spokesman. Uber has had a lot of trouble getting its self-driving cars on the road in the first place. Read More

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US's Tillerson to visit Turkey before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks

US's Tillerson to visit Turkey before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Turkey next week before attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on March 31, a senior State Department official said on Friday. Following successful legal challenges to an earlier, more sweeping travel ban signed by Trump in January, the White House issued a narrower version of the ban earlier this month . Read More

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March Madness: Your Guide for This Year's Final Four

March Madness: Your Guide for This Year's Final Four

There were 0.3 seconds left Sunday when Luke Maye hit the game-winning jumper in a 75-73 game that turned wildly in the final five minutes and then turned again in the last minute, nearly like that Villanova-UNC classic last April. Staley will face off against her Olympic coach Tara VanDerveer on Friday for a trip to the national championship game. She was dominant in the first half, before fouls derailed her game. Read More

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Dollar hits four-month low

The metal ran into resistance in earlier trade at its 200-day moving average, now at $1,259 an ounce, a level that also halted last month's sharp price rally. S&P 500 futures were 0.9 per cent lower at 2,324.75 after the benchmark index logged its steepest weekly drop since November last week. But the dollar struggled to bounce back against major rivals with uncertainty surrounding the pace of future United States interest rate rises. Read More

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Serbia says no to NATO on alliance's airstrikes anniversary

Serbia says no to NATO on alliance's airstrikes anniversary

Serbia holds a snap presidential election, with populist Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic considered a clear favourite to win the largely ceremonial post. Djordjevic said earlier that Serbia is also interested in buying Russian air defense system as well as opening a fix center for Russian MIL helicopters which, analysts believe, would be tantamount to opening a Russian military base on its territory. Read More

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Recent Oklahoma Police Academy graduate dies after shootout

Recent Oklahoma Police Academy graduate dies after shootout

Shepard remained hospitalized Tuesday, Kidney said , but he could not provide further details on Shepard's condition. Sponsored Content: Why Governance, Risk and Compliance is Everyone's Business - Download the Executive Brief Today. 'We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of Officer Terney, who was senselessly shot-to-death late last night, ' a spokesman said. "That could be the reason that he ran". Read More

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General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

GM values the views of its owners, and has engaged directly with Greenlight on numerous occasions during the past seven months, including a meeting between Greenlight and members of the company's Board. Greenlight Capital argues the move would help the carmaker improve its financial flexibility and boost the stock's value. The proposed dividend security would not help GM sell more cars, drive higher profitability, or generate greater cash flow - nor would it address the fundamental sector ... Read More

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Emirates defends security as laptop ban looms

Larger electronic items will have to be put into checked baggage as a precaution against the use of explosives on planes. "It has been decided by the relevant authorities that electronic devices larger than cell phones or smart phones should not be allowed inside the cabin", on USA -bound flights, Turkish Airlines said in a statement, adding that medical devices were exempt from this. Read More

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Trump approves much-contended Keystone pipeline

In granting the permit, Trump touted the construction jobs that will be created to build the pipeline, which he also said will help reduce America's reliance on oil imports from the Middle East. The company resubmitted its application for the project in January, after Trump signed the executive order smoothing its path. Among the oil companies that could benefit: Canada's Suncor Energy Inc. Read More

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Sears Has 'Substantial Doubt' About Its Future

Kmart operates six stores in Colorado and six in Wyoming. "We don't believe the Sears store at the mall will be closing". They may be falling short. "Our historical operating results indicate substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern", said the operator of Sears and Kmart stores in its annual report . Read More

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United Airlines: Customers 'welcome' to wear leggings

United Airlines: Customers 'welcome' to wear leggings

The incident, which happened at Denver International Airport, was flagged on Twitter by another passenger, Shannon Watts - the founder of gun reform group Moms Demand Action . The explanation, however, did not satisfy most of the people who criticized the decision of United Airlines to stop the two teenage girls from boarding their flight for wearing leggings. Read More

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NDA Terminates Magnox Decommissioning Contract

NDA Terminates Magnox Decommissioning Contract

Shares in Britain's Babcock International, which has a 65% stake in the venture that won the contract, fell 4% as it said the termination would blow an £800m hole in its £20bn order book. The group said "the contract change is not expected to have any negative financial impacts over the next three years and we do not expect this announcement to change the financial guidance we expect to give at the Group's full year results in May". Read More

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Iran's Rouhani expected in Moscow Monday

Iran's Rouhani expected in Moscow Monday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will arrive in Russian Federation on an official visit today. Ali Kardor, the managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company, has said the country needs $134 billion of investment for upstream oil and gas projects by 2021 to meet the objectives of the country's Sixth National Development Plan (2016-2021) and with the new contract model it would be possible to reach this figure even sooner. Read More

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Egypt to resume Brazilian meat imports

Egypt to resume Brazilian meat imports

Three major importers - China, Egypt and Chile - had lifted their restrictions as of Saturday, opening up to imports from Brazilian producers except for the 21 plants under investigation. Together with China, which lifted its ban on Saturday, Hong Kong bought almost one-third of the $14 billion (S$19.4 billion) of meat that Latin America's largest economy exported a year ago. Read More

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Top Tesco shareholders oppose £3.7bn Booker takeover deal

Top Tesco shareholders oppose £3.7bn Booker takeover deal

Two of Tesco Plc's (TSCO.L) biggest shareholders have called on the supermarket group to withdraw its 3.7 billion-pound ($4.7 billion) agreed offer for wholesaler Booker Group Plc (BOK.L), potentially casting doubt on the deal's progress.Schroder Investment Management (SDR.L) and Artisan Partners, Tesco's third and fourth largest investors with stakes of 4.49 and 4.48 percent respectively, both said on Monday they were against the transaction.In a letter to Tesco Chairman John Allan , ... Read More

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